European rental giants Ramirent and Zeppelin Rental have closed their joint venture Fehmarnbelt Solution Services A/S to combine their resources and expertise to serve the cross-border Fehmarnbelt tunnel construction project scheduled to begin in the summer of 2015.
The project, with a construction volume of €6.2 billion (about U.S. $7.3 billion), is expected to be completed in 2021.
“We are pleased to have received the approval from the competition authorities for the joint venture together with Zeppelin Rental,” said Magnus Rosen, president and CEO, Ramirent Group. “Our joint venture is well-positioned to be selected as rental supplier for the project and is ready to commence activities to offer our services to the different companies working on the tunnel construction project,” said Magnus Rosen, president and CEO, Ramirent.
“Together we offer customized one-stop-shop solutions for all construction phases, from site installation to inspection and approval,” added Wolfgang Hahnenberg, chairman of Zeppelin Rental. “We support the involved companies with long-time experience in managing large-scale projects and provide the framework for safety and efficiently operating the construction site.”
Fehmarnbelt Solution Services will offer rental depots on site on both the German and Danish sides of the border. Services will include modular space, equipment rental, maintenance and repair, logistical and safety management and consulting, temporary infrastructure, energy and climate solutions, facility management services, access control, waste management and training. Information is available at www.fehmarnbelt-solution-services.com.